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2 Sounds From Your Central Air Conditioning Unit That Require Immediate Attention

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When you have a central air conditioning unit, you are most likely used to the normal humming or occasional clicking noises it makes while it is running. However, if you hear either of the noises discussed below, your A/C unit may have a major problem that requires the immediate attention of a professional. 1.  Hissing Sounds Heard after the Compressor Shuts Off One sound for which you should keep your ear open for is a hissing noise that is most often heard after the compressor shuts off.…

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Understanding The Risks that Mold In Your HVAC System Can Cause

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When homeowners think about mold, they may assume that this is a problem that will only seriously impact the attic and crawlspace of the home. However, mold can pose a significant problem for the HVAC system, which will then pose its own unique set of challenges and risks. Understand The Full Range Of Risks That Mold Can Pose To Your HVAC System After mold becomes established in an HVAC system, it can contribute to major problems for the mechanical components.…

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Problem Solving Frozen Evaporator Coils

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The evaporator coils on your air conditioning unit are supposed to be near 40 degrees. If the coils are below this temperature, freezing can occur. The biggest problem with ice buildup is that once it starts, more ice often piles on top. If your system keeps running with frozen evaporator coils, you can end up with expensive repairs to deal with. The compressor can be ruined, the blower won’t function, and you may have water damage in your home to take care of when the system runs with frozen evaporator coils.…

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4 Possible Reasons There's A Water Leak Underneath Your Kitchen Sink

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A leak under your kitchen sink can be a bigger problem than it may seem. If you keep the cabinet under the sink filled with cleaning products, you may not see water damage that’s occurring to the cabinet. The damp wood can attract roaches to your kitchen and the cabinet might get moldy and develop an odor. A leak under your kitchen sink can be in a supply pipe or a drain.…

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A Look at Installing a Furnace in a Small Cabin

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If you have a small cabin, it might be possible to heat it with a fireplace or pellet stove. However, if you want the most convenient and uniform source of heating across multiple rooms, you should have a forced air furnace installed. Then, you’ll have a constant source of heat that you won’t have to maintain frequently to keep a fire going. Here’s a look at having a furnace installed in a cabin.…

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Apartment Living: How To Talk To Your Landlord About Heating Issues

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If you’re sick of walking around in your apartment wearing oversized sweaters, a beanie, and multiple pairs of fuzzy socks, then it might be time to talk to your landlord about ways that they can better heat your home. If you have a landlord that’ s a little bit more difficult to talk to, then this article is just for you. From changing your furnace filter to investing in some space haters, this article will list a few things to bring up to your landlord the next time that you talk to them.…

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